The lack of light is a major problem in any home decoration. The biggest designers often present us a smart game of light and shades, but it is very difficult to succeed in adding such a game on your own.
Here are some smart tips for proper home lighting in your home. In case you want to add more ambient lighting, use indirect fixtures that throw soft light downwards. You can also apply lighting on the wall or simply use standard night lamps.
The accent lighting is available due to fixtures that includes down lights, halogen spotlights and table lights.
This kind of lighting is adding more artistic sense to your rooms. Use fluorescent light bulbs for a more steady light.
Choose those with energy efficient marks and apply them on a central place at your home. Halogen lights are good for more bright lights, but be aware that they sore the eye. Halogen bulbs must be used only for task lighting.
Denmark is the home of the famous Lego, which inspired generations of children around the world. We never thought Lego could do the same with grown men and add an unusual style to the kitchen.
The idea of adding Lego elements into home decoration comes from the Danish designing duo Simon Pillard and Philippe Rossetti. The successful architects simply combine a minimalistic look with Lego elements.
This is how they designed a private apartment in Paris, which was so successful that the Danish designers decided to create a whole new line furniture and home décor, built with Lego elements.
Lego legged chair is their latest hit, which is already famous in Denmark. After releasing their limited edition, the designers are going to add even more bold ideas for your kitchen.
Munchausen duo, as they are called, created a kitchen wooden block, made with 20,000 Lego pieces. Now their creations are so popular that lately the idea is called- “emotional release collection”.
From Recycled Wine Bottles To Crushed Granite To Shredded Aluminum – The 9 Most Beautiful Countertops You Will Ever See!
—Stunning Eco-Friendly Countertops For Your Home Renovation
Remodeling has become a great American pastime, with the average family spending a great deal of time upgrading their existing homes, whether in part or as a whole.
But tearing out perfectly usable albeit ugly fixtures and finishes and throwing them into the landfill wastes resources and energy, can cause eco problems.
To further compound the problem, many choose countertops that are made from virgin materials that are not earth-friendly and may contribute to indoor air pollution.
To avoid these eco-problems in your own home, consider some eco-friendly countertop options, and remember, even if you do tear out your existing countertop, donate it to your local Habitat for Humanity ReStore so that it doesn’t end up as a wasted opportunity.
1. EnviroSLAB by EnviroGLAS
Add sparkling beauty to your home with EnviroSLAB by EnviroGLAS. This terrazzo surface is made of 100% recycled glass chips embedded in concrete or epoxy resin, with customizable colors and finishes. Other makers of recycled glass countertops include Gilasi, Vetrazzo, and IceStone.
2. Richlite countertop
For better or for worse, the animal print motif as a home decorative template is back and for us that means an invitation (or at least an excuse) to go really wild!
Whether it is a leopard print sofa that you want to go for or a zebra patterned rug that caught your fancy or indeed a jungle themed accent wall, you can give free reign to your flights of jungle fantasy, while keeping the following in mind:
- Animal and jungle themed décor options can be bold and exciting and give you that all important pick me up each day, uplifting your mood and giving you that little extra vim and vigor for the day ahead.
- Jungle or animal patterns can spell luxury or glamour. For those that want to have a Hollywood-esque touch to their homes, they cannot go wrong with this design option. In the past as well, movies tended to feature all the rich and famous as being ensconced in seeming jungle fantasies.
- As a décor theme, this can actually reflect your own personality; particularly it can reflect a bold, extroverted and glamorous personality. And it can spice up more than one room in the house!
Color is what brings vivacity to a picture. Without it a sunset would only be like a circular light on a wide gray sky. However, color wrongly set and used for the wrong purpose produces chaos and disorientation.
In abstract paintings, disorientation and peculiar mix of colors may be considered an art. This fact however may not readily apply for selecting the right mix for exterior house colors.
A red roof with tangerine walls, blue painted gutters and green fences will not create a good picture at all.
Exterior house colors are essential components that complete the beauty of a house from outside. The turns and twists of how intricate the corners of a house were made can be either emphasized or ruined by the right or wrong shade of color used on it.
Carefully picked and planned exterior house colors complete the whole package of what a house is.
Picking out exterior house colors is not really a complicated thing. But it is definitely not your average everyday activity. It is well and good if you pull in the right shades. If not, it could cost you more for the tweaking.
Ilan Dei Studio has always been different designing studio. Their unusual ideas in home décor are known as extravagant, fresh and artistic.
Their latest collection is inspired by the green life style and offers to install the forest in your home. The nature is closer than ever in their amazing furniture, lighting and accessories.
The studio is offering table sets made with rough tree logs in their natural look, directly inserted and equipped to be used as chairs, tables and even lamps.
This street-art idea came to designers after their latest project, where artists were trying to add more nature accents into designing. The logs, which the designers are offering are modified with seating sponges.
The usage of maximum natural materials and their pure design brought an impressive success to Ilan Dei Studio. Now, after this unusual collection we can tell that there are designers directly linked to the environment and natural design.
Saintpaulia ionantha or commonly known as African violets are considered to be a popular decoration for the home.
It is perfect center piece for the living room. It is easy to grow this plant if you know its requirement.
If you are thinking of a perfect gift for the home, then African Violets are considered to be a great idea. It is great to see your living filled with this kind of plants.
There are a lot of people who are obsessed with this plant because of its soft leaves and dainty blooms. Once you know about this plant, you will realize how easy is to take care of it.
If you are planning to decorate your home with African Violets purchase pots specifically made for them. These pots have wick, water reservoir and spout. Water the top every month to flush minerals like salt.
There are people that prefer clay pots but the problem with them is that it’s hard to regulate moisture and temperature. These beauties like humidity. If you like the temperature then expect that the violets like it too.
There is always a way to decorate with creative style those rooms of your home, which still wait for renovation. In case you are wondering what to do with the blank places and need an inspiration inside your house, we are offering you few ideas to create a dream and stylish renovation.
If you are decorating a room with clean lines, then the best advice is to avoid harsh, contrastive lines. You can add plush and soft linens, as well as sculptures and neutral colors that open up the room.
For adding more depth in a room without low ceiling, the experts often offer to hand floral wallpapers and a mirror at the wall, which will grab the attention. Sleek furniture is perfect for that kind of rooms.
Don’t forget to leave more light in the space. In case you need to add more classy finish, don’t be afraid to combine soft carpets with antiques and modern furniture.
French people have been always experts in a romance. They are also great when it comes to elegant and innovative design. This time they are offering a new seductive suggestion for your home decor.
The squishy light spheres that bring a romantic look to your home decoration are a creative idea, made by the manufacturer Beau et Bien and the general design of Julien Bergignat. The sphere is created as a waterproof lamp with a guaranteed life time of about 40,000 hours.
The unusual illumination is another classy decision for more sensual ambience and offers stylish design. The spheres are with a diameter of 30 cm and are made with silicon and polyethylene.
They are equipped with a rechargeable battery and a simple charger that comes with the product. The good news is you can use this light spheres in your pool or in your bathroom.
They are perfect for situation that requires a special lighting and an unforgettable interior design.
For many, the idea of home interior design can seem quite intimidating, although it’s really not. Designing one’s home can actually be very fun, as creativity is a major part of the process.
However, careful planning should be done to ensure that each space in your home is functional and sets the right mood for its use and purpose.
When it comes to home interior design, most people know what they want but are unsure of how to achieve it. This is where the basic elements of interior design come into play.
There are five tenets of home interior design to help you come up with a plan for everything else to fall into place.
5 Elements of home interior design
- Proportion and scale entails the space and size of everything in a room, including the people in it. It also involves the relationship of objects in a room, such as the size of a window in relation to the rest of the room.
- Balance in home interior design speaks all about symmetry. Balance in a room can also be asymmetrical, such as furniture and objects that are not in same size; create a balance and complement each other when placed together.